Blackmagic UltraStudio 3D

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 Blackmagic UltraStudio 3D - Advanced 2K and 3D capture and playback for Thunderbolt™ technology

Blackmagic UltraStudio 3D
Product Code: BDLKULSR3D


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Add SDI, HDMI and analog connections to Thunderbolt computer!
UltraStudio are the world's most innovative video capture and playback solutions using Intel's lightning fast Thunderbolt™ technology. UltraStudio 3D is compact, portable and affordable, plus provides the high performance SD/HD capture and playback that Hollywood film, broadcast television, and post production markets demand. UltraStudio 3D supports 2K or two streams of full resolution video up to 1080p HD for new stereoscopic 3D workflows!

The Power of Thunderbolt™
Built on revolutionary Thunderbolt™ technology, UltraStudio 3D has a blazingly fast 10 Gb/s connection that's up to 20 times faster than USB 2.0. That's enough bandwidth to handle the highest resolution video formats easily! Thunderbolt ensures low latency and highly accurate time synchronization, making the UltraStudio 3D ideal for demanding stereoscopic 3D workflows. Now you can work with all the video formats you need, conveniently on your desktop or notebook computer!

Amazing 3D Workflow!
UltraStudio 3D includes high quality HDMI 1.4a and dual HD-SDI connections for full resolution frame packed 3D capture and playback. Work in side-by-side, line-by-line, and top and bottom formats, even with previous generation 3D devices. Blackmagic Design's free Media Express software allows advanced dual stream 3D workflows by capturing left and right eye to separate QuickTime or DPX files for a complete 3D solution!

World's Highest Quality Connections
UltraStudio 3D connects to anything as it includes 3 Gb/s SDI, HDMI and analog video connections. If you need dual stream 3D and 4:4:4, the UltraStudio 3D supports dual link 3 Gb/s SDI and can capture two full resolution video streams!

Use any Video Software!
UltraStudio 3D is fully compatible with your favorite editing software such as Final Cut Pro, Media Composer 6 and Premiere Pro. For compositing and broadcast design, UltraStudio works with After Effects, Nuke, Photoshop and much more!

Flexible Power
UltraStudio Express is the ultimate portable solution because it powers from the Thunderbolt connection so you don't need a power supply. Simply plug in! For more high powered work, UltraStudio 3D includes an international power supply!

Attractive Portable Design
Machined from a solid block of aluminum, UltraStudio 3D features an attractive, rugged design that's packed with features. It's perfect for those on the go as an extremely portable companion for working with the widest range of cameras, computers and favorite video software. Imagine color grading on set in real time or working with graphics and recording at live events! UltraStudio 3D includes a breakout cable for professional BNC/XLR connections with reference and deck control so you can move between SD and HD easily!

Unmatched Quality
Now you can handle any job that comes through your door, from TVC to 2K feature films, because UltraStudio 3D supports uncompressed YUV 4:2:2 and RGB 4:4:4 workflows up to full resolution 2K! Since all captured images are a pixel-for-pixel clone of the source, without any generational loss or damaging compression, you're working at the highest quality possible. Get the sharpest green screens, cleanest compositions, superior color correction and more! With mature drivers, award winning Media Express software, and sophisticated SDK included, UltraStudio 3D is an unparalleled solution.

Technical Specifications:
SDI Video Input 2 x 10 bit SD/HD/2K switchable.
SDI Video Output 2 x 10 bit SD/HD/2K switchable.
Analog Video Input 1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S-Video or Composite. Component supports HD and SD.
Analog Video Output 1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S-Video or Composite. Component supports HD and SD.
HDMI Video Input 1 x HDMI type A connector including 3D frame packing support.
HDMI Video Output 1 x HDMI type A connector including 3D frame packing support.
Analog Audio Input 2 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors.
Analog Audio Output 2 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors.
AES/EBU Audio Input 2 Channels unbalanced with sample rate converter on BNC connector.
AES/EBU Audio Output 2 Channels unbalanced with sample rate converter on BNC connector.
SDI Audio Input 8 Channels embedded in HD. 8 Channels embedded in SD.
SDI Audio Output 16 Channels embedded in HD. 8 Channels embedded in SD.
HDMI Audio Input
8 Channels embedded in SD and HD
HDMI Audio Output 8 Channels embedded in SD and HD.
Sync Input
Blackburst in SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD format.
Device Control Sony™ compatible RS422 deck control ports.
Serial ports TxRx direction reversible under software control.
Computer Interface Thunderbolt™
SD Format Support 625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC and 525/23.98 NTSC
HD Format Support 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080p24, 1080PsF25, 1080p25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080p30, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, and 1080i60.
2K Format Support 2048 x 1556PsF24 and 2048 x 1556PsF25, 2048 x 1556p23.98, 2048 x 1556p24 and 2048 x 1556p25.
SDI Compliance SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M and SMPTE 425M.
SDI Metadata Support VITC read for 3:2 pulldown removal. VANC capture and playback using up to 3 lines of video in file. HD RP188. Closed captioning.
Video Sampling 4:2:2 and 4:4:4
Audio Sampling Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz at 24 bit.
Color Precision 10-bit
Color Space REC 601, REC 709
HDMI Configuration HDMI automatically configures to connected display.
HDMI Resolution Pixel for pixel HD resolution input to connected device.
HDMI Color Precision 10 bit
Multiple Rate support SDI, HDMI and component analog video connections are switchable between standard definition and high definition. SDI switches between 270 Mb/s standard definition SDI, 1.5 Gb/s HD-SDI and 3 Gb/s HD and 2K SDI.
Copy Protection HDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources. Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content.
Colorspace Conversion Hardware based real time.
3D Processing Dual stream and frame packed capture & playback.
HD Down Conversion Built in, high quality hardware down converter outputs HD-SDI on SDI A output, SD-SDI on SDI B output and Composite and S-Video when working in HD video formats on playback. Switch analog video to Component and choose HD or SD output. Selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 and center cut 4:3 styles.
HD Up Conversion Built-in, high quality hardware up conversion from SD to 720HD or 1080HD on playback. Selectable between 4:3 pillarbox, 14:9 pillarbox and 16:9 zoom. HD outputs via HD-SDI, HDMI and component analog.
HD Cross Conversion Built-in, high quality hardware cross conversion from 720HD to 1080HD and 1080HD to 720HD on playback.
Real Time Effects Apple Final Cut Pro™ internal effects. Adobe® Premiere Pro® Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer 6™ internal effects.
Software Included Media Express, Disk Speed Test, Blackmagic System Preferences and Blackmagic driver.
Internal Software Upgrade Software driver loads upgrades at system start or via updater software.
Physical Installation Requires computer with a Thunderbolt™ port. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements.
Operating System Compatibility
Mac OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard or later, and Mac OS X 10.7 Lion or later.
Product Warranty 3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

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